In my initial post on using Twitter in the classroom, I had only begun to explore the idea as a method of information retrieval – a way for students to keep up with current findings. Since then I have been exploring ways to incorporate Twitter in more active ways, developing activities around the use of … Continue reading
In my preparing future faculty course this morning, @IleneDawn introduced another interesting example of merging art and science pedagogy – The Periodic Table of Haiku. A description of the project from the link above: “The primary objective of the Haiku project was to integrate chemistry and creative writing. By working with the characteristics of Haiku … Continue reading
This week has been quite busy for me, and I haven’t gotten to address a number of things on the blog that I would like to (including the #womanspace outrage that is rightfully flooding the twitter-sphere/blogosphere). However, I thought I would take the time to post something quick and fun. My research focuses on signals … Continue reading
When science becomes art the result is truly remarkable. Enjoy the images found in the Art of Science 2011 Gallery. For those who prefer to wear their art, the New York Times recently posted a slideshow of some fantastic science tattoos. Enjoy!
@IleneDawn tweeted a link to an interesting video featureing Michael Nielsen, a pioneer in quantum computing and author of the recently published “Reinventing Discovery: The New Era of Networked Science.” (Just purchased for my nook!) This is a timely find, following up on my recent post aiming to explore novel or interesting ways to integrate twitter … Continue reading
Tonight I’ve been tinkering with the syllabus for the molecular and cellular biology course next semester. To bring a little life and personality to the syllabus, many of my classmates in the preparing future faculty course in which I’m currently enrolled have included inspirational quotations. In an attempt to integrate this approach in my own … Continue reading
As part of the advanced molecular and cellular biology course I will be teaching next semester, I have been considering ways to integrate social networking into the course. I would like to encourage students to use twitter as one of the ways they can keep current with information in the field. Therefore, I pose the … Continue reading